[TxMt] Re: disable new behavior in contextual menu for snippet selection - possible?

Nick ParadoxQuine at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 01:11:12 UTC 2008

thanks for letting us know Allan. I'm curious as to how well this will
work for me once snow leopard rolls around, since i type to reach menu
items a LOT. I hope it'll be customizable.

is there a chance a way to disable that will be coming though?

On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 1:48 AM, Allan Odgaard <mailinglist at textmate.org> wrote:
> On 2 Dec 2008, at 02:37, Rob McBroom wrote:
>>> Nah, you're all just griping because you're not used to it. <g>
>>> Seriously: it's a shock, and I haven't made up my mind yet.
>> I'm sure there's a good reason, but I wouldn't mind knowing what that
>> is.
> Well, at least a reason: in Snow Leopard Apple wants to allow menu
> items to trigger without any modifiers at all.
> So for example one could make 'p' without any modifiers toggle a
> palette. The problem with this is that if one opens e.g. the File menu
> and press 'p' to jump down to 'Print…' then that won't work, instead
> the palette will toggle (because its menu item reacts on the 'p').
> So Apple want to disable handling of menu item key equivalents (w/o
> modifiers) when menus are open. This breaks our use of 1-9 as shortcut
> keys. The present build is a test to see how well that works.
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